Fierce Health Payer September 17, 2021
The Biden administration is extending Affordable Care Act open enrollment by another month and slightly increasing insurer user fees for participating on the exchanges to help fund greater outreach.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the third part of the 2022 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters that lays out standards and regulations for the ACA exchanges for the 2022 coverage year. The rule builds on prior final rules governing ACA exchange insurers and related stakeholders in January and May of this year.
CMS decided to change the user fees that ACA insurers must pay to submit their plans on the exchanges.
For 2022, insurers will face an increase in the federally run marketplace user fee rate...